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Employee Giving Fund Helps Youth Chase Big Dreams - Southwest Key Programs

Employee Giving Fund Helps Youth Chase Big Dreams

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We believe in the potential of every child. That’s why we encourage the youth in our programs to dream big. Southwest Key works within communities to help youth who have fallen off track and support youth breaking through barriers beyond their control.  

Many leave our programs with big dreams about college and professional careers but have limited resources. This year, through our Employee Giving Fund, we were able to award scholarships to several individuals involved in our Youth and Family Services programs.  Please join us in celebrating them and their big dreams. 

Congratulations to these Southwest Key Scholarship recipients!  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”30048″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text]Ireiry will attend Texas A&M University and plans to major in Elementary Education with a bilingual emphasis.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][edgtf_blockquote text=”“My intentions are to inspire our youth with a strong passion towards learning and give back to my Hispanic community here in Texas. I aim to break the chains of poverty and empower students with knowledge, with a strong belief that language should not impose a barrier towards learning, and no child should be left behind!””][vc_column_text]

-Ireiry Cazares

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”29864″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”29858″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text]Yaritza has big dreams of becoming an Anesthesiologist and credits her participation in the Las Promesas De Laredo Program with building up for confidence and improving both her communication and active listening skills.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][edgtf_blockquote text=”“Thank you so much for giving me this opportunity and I won’t waste it. My family and I appreciate it, thank you for believing in me.””][vc_column_text]

-Yaritza Villarreal

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”29866″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”29867″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]All of our scholarship recipients send a special thank you to Southwest Key employees who contribute to the Employee Giving Fund and the staff that nominated them for a scholarship. We can’t wait to see what lies ahead for these ambitious scholarship recipients.

Read more about how our Employee Giving Fund has made an impact for families in need all over Texas.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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